5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Network operating system
- Utility software
- Application software
- Software development
- a Systems software that performs tasks related to managing the computer's resources, file management, diagnostics, and other specialized chores.
- b Also called productivity software; helps you perform a specific task such as word processing, spreadsheets, and so forth.
- c Intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.
- d An operating system that runs on a network server.
- e A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Communications hardware device that facilitates the transmission of data
- Part of the computer's operating system that users interact with.
- Standard for computer ports that support data transfer rates of up to 12 million bits per second.
- An operating system with graphical symbols representing files, programs, and documents.
- Operating system developed by AT&T. It is considered portable, meaning it can run on just about any hardware platform.
5 True/False questions
Multitasking → Microsoft's Disk Operating System; originally introduced with the IBM PC in 1981.
MS-DOS → Microsoft's Disk Operating System; originally introduced with the IBM PC in 1981.
Boot → The process of starting a computer.
Virus → Operating system developed by AT&T. It is considered portable, meaning it can run on just about any hardware platform.
Serial ports → Computer ports that can transmit data eight bits at a time; usually used by a printer.